This is a beautiful heavy handmade wool needlepoint pillow with roughly 100 stitches per square inch. The timeless design that graces this pillow is adapted from exquisite antique botanical illustrations by naturalist Mark Catesby. In 1767, Catesby printed a book of illustrated collections of “curious trees and shrubs”, the produce of North America. Naturalists of the time created artwork to capture the new flora and fauna. This rare and exquisite book resides in the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Floral Study #1 is lovely shades of greens. Long leaves surrounded by berries.
This is a beautiful heavy handmade wool needlepoint pillow with roughly 100 stitches per square inch. Needlepoint is a fine expression of hand artistry that has a timeless beauty. The pillow has a light beige cotton velvet zippered back and a sewn down filled insert for incredible luxury.
Needlepoint as it is known today originated in the 17th century, when the fashion for furniture upholstered with embroidered fabrics prompted the development of a more durable material to serve as the embroidery's foundation. Western culture tends to link needlework to women, but it was originally performed by men who spent years mastering their craft.
Size: Width 18" x Length 18" x Depth 7"
Weight: 2 pounds 7 ounces
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